Island Transfers

Thevenard Island Guests
The Mackerel Islands operate a flight service or ferry service from Onslow to Thevenard Island. The scenic charter flight across takes just 7 minutes and by boat it takes 45 minutes.

Direction Island Guests
Located 20 minutes by boat from Onslow, Direction Island guests are required to take their own boat across as there is no airstrip on Direction Island. After checking in with our team based at the Onslow Beach Resort, launch from the public boat ramp at Beadon Creek, Onslow.

Flight Services

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!
Flights must be pre-booked prior to arrival with the Mackerel Islands Reservations Team on [email protected] or +61 8 9184 6444.
Download the Passenger Transfer Details Form here.

DEPARTURES
Please arrive at the airstrip 30 minutes prior to your departure time.

BAGGAGE WEIGHT LIMITS
We can carry a maximum of 15kg bag + 5kg carry on per person. Each piece of baggage must not exceed 75cm length x 35cm width x 35cm height. Soft bags are preferred, we can supply these if required. If your baggage is oversized, you can repack into the supplied bag/s. Fishing rods up to 2m can be taken on board but please remove all hooks. Empty decommissioned dive tanks can be taken on board. No dangerous goods allowed.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Please arrange your transfers before booking your accommodation. Availability of flight services is subject to demand and may be changed or substituted at short notice due to weather conditions, passenger numbers and operational requirements.

Ferry Services

TICKET PRICES
Adult $90 per person return
Child (3-12 years old) $60 per person return
Infant (0-2 years old) Free

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!
Please ensure you have pre-booked your ferry tickets prior to arrival and have confirmed your departure date/time with the Mackerel Islands Reservations Team on [email protected] or +61 8 9184 6444.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The below boat transfer timetable is intended to be used as a guide only and is subject to change. Services may be changed or substituted at short notice, due to weather conditions, passenger numbers and operational requirements. Additional services may be available for special events and long weekends.

TIMETABLE TRAVELLING BY BOAT FROM ONSLOW
VALID NOVEMBER 2019 - MARCH 2020

   
DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday13:3014:15OnslowThevenard Island
Friday12:3013:15OnslowThevenard Island
Sunday12:3013:15OnslowThevenard Island

TIMETABLE TRAVELLING BY BOAT FROM MACKEREL ISLANDS
VALID NOVEMBER 2019 - MARCH 2020

   
DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow
Friday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow
Sunday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow

*Valid for 2019 bookings. 2020 info and timetable will be released later this year.